Members and participants in the Social Capital Inc. organization celebrated the work of this year's volunteers at the 10th annual Social Capitalist Luncheon held at the Sheraton Boston on March 29, 2017 where funds were raised to continue efforts to connect for community impact. Following an introduction by emcee Daniel Miller of Channel FOX25, SCI President and Founder David Crowley gave some opening remarks before the AmeriCorps volunteer were introduced. Fall River SCI Volunteer Jay Wong was among the many volunteers from twenty communities across the Commonwealth. The City of Chelsea was given the Connect for Community Impact Award and David Shapiro. CEO of MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, received the SCI Idealist Award. Annually, the luncheon draws over 350 attendees, including community leaders, local business owners, and philanthropists from around the state. Click here for a 14-minute video David Crowley's remarks. Click here for photos of last year's luncheon. For more information, contact Wendy Garf-Lipp at 508-324-7900.

(Top row) As people sign in, United Neighbors of Fall River Executive Director and SCI Board Member Wendy Garf-Lipp talks with SCI Manager of Network Solutions Andrew Gibson and then greets SCI Board Member Dave Kerrigan as SCI AmeriCorps volunteers Eva MacDonald of Mattapan and Jay Wong of Fall River look on. (Row two) SCI President and Founder David Crowley, UMass-Dartmouth SCI AmeriCorps Medora Laplante, and LeDuc Center for Civic Engagement Assistant Director Deirdre Healy greets Fall River WIC Program Community Outreach Coordinator Lisa Alves. (Row three) Eva MacDonald talks with Ron Fishman of Healthy Chelsea before Daniel Miller of Channel FOX25 opens the program and Jay Wong and Henry Prak of State Street Bank applaud. (Bottom row) Jay Wong checks the status of the on-line donations before the City of Chelsea receives the Connect for Community Impact Award and David Crowley , Host Committee Member Blake Jordan, and SCI Idealist Award winner David Shapiro pose for a photo.

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